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Local Businessman Creates Sports Startup To Turn Casual Fans Into Passionate Ones

What does your company do? Fanalytical helps college athletic departments turn casual audiences into passionate, engaged fans. Our fan intelligence software provides actionable insights...

Granddaughter of a Franklin Street Flower Lady Carries On Her Legacy

Bettye Jenkins Owner, Bettye's Flower Design Growing up, were you always drawn to flowers? My grandmother Ada Edwards was one of the original “flower ladies.” She raised...

So Long: Grimball Jewelers Shutters After the Christmas Season

“How did you get into the jewelry business?” I am often asked. “Did your father start this business?” Not a bad guess – a...

A Chapel Hill Business Brings Gourmet Chocolate and Other Unique Treats to Town

Dan Friedman has opened up a new chocolate boutique shop in Chapel Hill’s Timberlyne Shopping Center. The shop, Special Treats, offers gourmet chocolates, cookies,...

This Chapel Hill Native is Building Relations Between the U.S. and China

Regina Parker graduated in the top one percent of her class at West Point, she is a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and...

Carrboro’s Auto Logic Treats Customers Like Family

Andrew Jones founded his business, now co-owned by business partner Marianne Jones, in 1986, but to newcomers traveling down Carrboro’s Main Street, it might...

Rising Senior at East Chapel Hill High Creates Job App for Students

If you need a job, Max Alway-Townsend can hook you up. The 17-year-old is a rising senior at East Chapel Hill High and the...

Chapel Hill’s Working Class

"We've been bringing dogs to work for the last 15 years. Suri, a Norfolk Terrier, turns 4 this month and she’s our official greeter....

This Family is Making Chapel Hill a Little More Sweet

Chocolatay Confections has been the “soundtrack to some of the happiest moments” in Danielle and Matthew White’s lives. They first got the idea for...

What We’ve Heard Around Town

BUSINESS BRIEFS Near the end of 2016, 140 West Franklin was sold by its Florida-based developer to Asana Partners of Charlotte. Graduates of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA...